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    1. Latest site news

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  2. Challenges Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. Member to member challenges

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    2. NaPoWriMo

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      A forum containing daily challenges for the month of April 2019

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  3. Showcase Threads / Posts  Last Post

    When you post a poem, PLEASE make sure you have your OWN COPY. We also ask that you comment on at least 3 poems by fellow members.

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    2. A one stop showcase that houses all the poems in one place. Sorted by 'Poem Date'.

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    3. Showcase Searched for 5-Star Rated Poems at least a year old

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    4. For all you happy little chappies out there, or anyone who wants a little cheering up.

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    5. Poems about love, friendship and lust
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      Poems about sadness, depression and sad events

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    7. Poems about bereavement, suicide and death

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    8. Poems about the dark and macabre, the angry and hateful. If it's black it belongs in here.

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    9. Poems about nature

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    10. Humourous poems to make us smile

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    11. Poems about your roots

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      Poems about life events

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    13. Poems of a fantastical nature

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    14. A place for poems written for a younger audience.

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    15. Poems of a philosophical, spiritual or religious nature.

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    16. For anything else

      Moderators may move your poem to another section if they feel it belongs there

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    17. A section for Oriental poems specifically. This can include Haiku, Senryu, Tanka, Sijo and many more.

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    18. A Showcase devoted to poems written using set forms e.g. Sonnets, Sestinas, etc

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    19. Science

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      For poems with a scientific content

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      For poems with political leanings

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    21. For poems which have been created solely as experiments.

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    22. Co written a poem with another member? Post it for feedback here, or post to find a writing partner!

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    23. A forum for one thread series.

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    A place for those who would like to write stories

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  5. Mature 18+ Forum Threads / Posts  Last Post

    All mature 18+ material should be posted in one of the sub forums.

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    2. For Prose of a mature nature

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    3. Poems about mature love.

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    4. Find older mature competitions/challenges here! New challenges will have a mature suffix added.

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  6. The Workshop Threads / Posts  Last Post

    A place to learn new skills and practice old ones.

    1. Post your poetry or prose for in depth critique.

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    2. Works in Progress - Not yet good enough for Showcase Forums or Feedback Forum - Post your unpolished works in here to glean ideas etc ....

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    3. A bunch of ideas to release the writers block

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    4. A Place to learn more about the ins and outs of meter.

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    5. A section to learn about poetry forms old and new.

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    6. Poet To Poet

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      Advice between poets on technical and publicational matters

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    7. A place to discuss and learn from famous poems.

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  7. The World Beyond TPF Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Everything to do with poetry beyond the walls of TPF

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      Please post any upcoming competitions you think might be of interest to members.

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    2. Post poetry events that you think others will be interested in here

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    3. Post any none TPF poets that you think we ought to know about here

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    4. Information about any poetry publisher.

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  8. Memorial Garden Threads / Posts  Last Post

    A forum set up to honour the passing of TPF members

    1. A collection of Angela's poems, songs and prose.

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    2. A collection of Richard's work.

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    3. A collection of Harry's poetry.

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    4. Pat's TPF Anthology.

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